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18 Do’s and Don’ts when painting a kitchen bench top and wall tiles

Our kitchens are the heart and soul of our homes and when updated add value to our properties overnight. If you are on a tight budget, there are affordable ways to turn an aging kitchen into something to be proud of. Paint products specially designed for laminate benchtops and tiles have now become a viable …

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7 mistakes to avoid when painting kitchen cabinets

Nothing can transform a kitchen more than newly painted cabinets. And, on the surface, it seems like it’s a quick and easy, budget-friendly task. Sadly, in reality, painting your kitchen cabinets is a time-consuming project with many potential pitfalls. Don’t run blindly into this DIY project. You need to do your homework to get the …

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4 striking colours you can choose for a feature wall

For a dramatic impact, there is nothing quite like painting walls in bold colours. But, even though we are in awe of those amazingly colourful Italian and French apartments and stately homes, Australians are more conservative and most of us are not quite ready for that overall ‘in-your-face’ effect. So, why not consider a rich …

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7 small styling tips that will make a big difference to your home

When it comes to styling your home, personal choice always plays a big factor. But there are some acknowledged ‘rules’ that apply to every situation – tiny tweaks that will make a big difference. 1. Watch with the cushions! Cushions are great. They add colour and softness to a room but, oh dear, how many …

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Achieve the ‘Hampton Look’ in your home with these 5 Simple changes

Have you always fancied the casual, beachy and elegant American Hampton style home but thought it would be too costly to replicate?  These five simple changes can give your home the Hampton sophistication without breaking the budget. 1. Natural light We are very lucky in Australia as most of our homes have abundance of glass …

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5 home maintenance tips that will save you money this winter

The sensational warm winter days we’re having in Perth at the moment belie the fact that some extreme weather could be just around the corner. While the weather is calm, now is a good time to take care of some practical home maintenance jobs. Jobs that will reduce the risk of winter damage to your …

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